It started with chills on New Year’s Eve. Hoping a hot shower would help, Dr. Michael Henry stood there, freezing.
“I couldn’t get the water hot enough,” said Henry, 65, recalling his first symptom. Overnight, he developed a sore throat, followed by fatigue and a cough. A day or two later, something really scared him while taking his first deep breath of the morning.
“It felt like I was sucking through a straw,” he remembered. “This is not normal.”